MOTOR Codes has appointed Ron Gainsford OBE as chairman of ICAP it has been announced.
ICAP (Independent Compliance Assessment Panel) supervises the work of Motor Codes as part of government requirements for Motor Codes’ self-regulation of the automotive retail, service and repair and warranty sectors.
Also chief executive of Trading Standards Institute, Gainsford takes over from Alec Murray who helped drive subscription levels to exceed 6,500, and the satisfaction level of customers of Motor Codes garages to reach 95 per cent
Motor Codes director, Chris Mason said: ‘Government and industry already recognise Motor Codes’ achievements in raising standards for the motorist, through self-regulation.
‘Now, with Ron’s Trading Standards expertise, we will bring about even greater peace of mind for motorists, while delivering an environment within which the best businesses can flourish.’
Gainsford takes up his position in the New Year, and will work to ensure ICAP’s continued, effective monitoring of each code, concentrating efforts on the growth of the service and repair code and ensuring subscriber standards continue to be met and maintained.